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CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am EST
, and angela. and the parliament tear undersecretary of state at the department of education, the children's minister edward. edward, andrew, angela, it's a delight to have you. before we hear from andrew and angela, i call in order to read a message from the prime minister, from yorkshire. [applause] member of the parliament, i'm -- [inaudible] we are -- this is your opportunity to debate -- by more than [inaudible] 260,000 people. -- [inaudible] include -- [inaudible] the children and the people. he has -- [inaudible] to listen to your -- [inaudible] and translate your views to the hard work of government. your meeting today will be young people ato -- the opportunity to debate issues that -- [inaudible] it's a big thing. i wish you the latest -- [inaudible] i look forward to hearing your debates. thank you. [applause] >> thank you for reading that. that is a delight to have the prime minister's support. i now call to say some words to us, the leader of the house of commons. mr. andrew. [applause] >> thank you, mr. speaker. [applause] thank you, mr. speaker. members of the you'll parking
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 2:00pm EST
assumed. guest: we are in non-partisan grass-roots organization devoted to educating the public about fiscal issues. guest: if we go over the cliff, it is not the end of the discussion. it is important people and not lose hope -- that people not lose hope for justice in what happens by midnight is the end of the discussion. the discussions will go on. i am relatively sure if we do not have a deal by december 31, there will be one in january. the damage to the economy would be too great. the public outcry will be significant i will be looking at the dow and s&p. those will get daily responses. host: we can talk more about the deals down the road. let's go to louann on the republican line. caller: to me, the fiscal cliff is a small smokescreen. the fiscal cliff that is coming is obamacare. nobody is addressing obamacare. i have to find out friday will be taxed 2.3% on any device used on us in any of the medical fields. my husband's doctor wrote out a prescription for a blood drop for january. he said i do not know how much this will cost you out of pocket because of obamacare. my husban
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
are admitted may face expulsion due to their faith. the fwa high institute for higher education -- the baha'i institute for higher education established after they were barred from attending other universities were declared illegal this year and six educators from that institute are currently imprisoned in iran. these are just a fraction of the injustices, mr. speaker, that the baha'is face at the hands of the iranian regime. the regime has sought to make life for the baha'i people simply unlivable. they seek to take things from everyday life. this resolution draws attention to their plight. it calls on the iranian regime toened its campaign of -- to end its campaign and it condemns them for the persecution of the baha'is and calls on the regime to immediately release the baha'is that it wrongfully holds in captivity, including the seven baha'i leaders and the six baha'i educators and it calls for the president and the secretary to make publicly -- to publicly express the same sentiments. finally, the resolution urges the president and the secretary of state to use measures already enacted
MSNBC
Dec 30, 2012 7:00am PST
's three agencies of government when i get there that are gone. commerce, education and the, what's the third one there? let's see. >> yeah. it's one thing to be unable to remember the facts. it is something else to make them up. before disappointing in january, minnesota representative michele bachmann treated us to her version of american history. >> the very founders that wrote those documents worked tirelessly until slavery was no more in the united states. men like john quincy adams who would not rest until slavery was extinguished in the country. >> yeah. the gop was running candidates that just made stuff up. congresswoman, the founders were slave owners and john quincy adams, not a founder. yes, it seemingly reached a mass of election ridiculousness in 2011. the fun was just beginning. no sooner had we cracked over the 2012 calendar than rick santorum dropped this race bait into the political waters in january. >> i don't want to make people's lives better by giving them somebody else's money. >> oh, blah -- right? hearing it once was hilarious enough. even better trying t
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
, obviously, let's say something passes through the senate. the guess would be, or the educated guess is that it's going to then win a large majority of democratic votes, but because you still are in the minority, you would need 20, 25 -- i'm kind of back of the notebook sketching here, but somewhere around that -- of republicans. i'd assume that you've had conversations either this week, last week, weeks before, with some of these folks. do you believe there are two dozen republicans that, let's say john boehner lets this bill come up. do you believe there are two dozen republicans who vote for it? >> i do believe that there are at least two dozen who would vote for the kind of agreement that we're hearing about being put together in the senate. you know, of course, tom cole, a very conservative member from oklahoma, was urging his colleagues some time ago to get this behind them at the $250,000 threshold. so, i certainly think that there are that number of republicans who would vote for it. the question is, if it's in that range, if we're talking about only about 25 or so republican
PBS
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm PST
. >> woodruff: from boston, hari sreenivasan reports on a city- wide effort to keep kids engaged in education through meaningful work experiences. >> we're starting at the very early ages to try to help young people speak. that is a direct relationship to being successful in school and being successful in your life >> woodruff: and we close out 2012 with two takes on history, first, a look at the emancipation proclamation on the eve of the 150th anniversary of president lincoln's action to end slavery and the civil war. >> woodruff: plus michael beschloss and richard norton smith talk about potential historical turning points of the past year. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:00pm EST
to keep kids engaged in education through meaningful work experiences. >> we're starting at the very early ages to try to help young people speak. that is a direct relationship to being successful in school and being successful in your life >> woodruff: and we close out 2012 with two takes on history, first, a look at the emancipation proclamation on the eve of the 150th anniversary of president lincoln's action to end slavery and the civil war. >> woodruff: plus michael beschloss and richard norton smith talk about potential historical turning points of the past year. that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> woodruff: the old year ticked down
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
't operate on fear, we operate on faith and educate ourselves. even in hard times of unemployment, educate yourselves and steering clear with these financial predators trying to capitalize on what you don't know. we'll be just fine. >> brian mack, amen. thank you very much. appreciate it. have a good new year. >>> lawmakers responsible for trying to reach this deal on a fiscal cliff, they're about to get a pay raise. yeah, really. a pay raise. that's even though they are on track to go down as the most unproductive congress since the 1940s. they only have an 18% approval rating. that according to the new gallup poll as well. so the raise is a result of an executive order signed by the president to boost federal workers' pay around .5% in late march. vice president joe biden will see his pay jump from $225,000 to nearly $232,000 a year. house speaker john boehner will see his salary increase to more than $224,000. and senate majority leader harry reid will take home an annual pay of $194,000 after his raise. so those guys are getting a raise. and if you are counting on a tax refund in the n
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 6:30pm EST
in our people, invested in the infrastructure, invested in education, and at the same time said we can find cuts in other areas and we can raise taxes on those who are doing very well. what happened with that fair and balanced approach? what happened, the greatest prosperity in modern history. 23 million jobs, no more deficit, we got to a balanced budget, and i remember saying to my husband, what is going to happen -- it will not be any more government bonds because we will be out of the debt situation. we saw it on the horizon. when george w. bush became president, he decided to go back on rates across the board to the wealthiest to the middle to the poor and he put to ban all wars on a credit card and we are where we are -- to banwo isa credit card and here we are. we are coming out of the worst recession since the great depression. it has been difficult -- led by unfortunately some unscrupulous people on wall street who created a nightmare in the housing market. i remember saying to treasury secretary paulson, can you please explain the role of derivative ofs to me and what happened
PBS
Dec 30, 2012 6:00pm PST
, the failure to educate, and i think that weighs on our conscience, but that is not justification for a war, and it certainly does not meet the test -- >> i believe i read somewhere that there were talking about giving women a break, the taliban. >> we do not know. if we had left some years ago if al qaeda would have come back in some real way. you cannot prove that. >> syria -- how did the united states, the government, the administration handles syria? appropriately, and appropriately, enough, not enough? >> the good thing about afghanistan and iraq wars is that key wheat -- they are keeping us out of syria. we are war-wary. then a serious is a disaster. it is a country with a huge stockpile of chemical weapons. we have allowed the saudis and the qatari to arm the rebels, and they are people who are on the islamists, so the islamists now have the upper hand among the rebels. the west did not do anything comparable with the non-islamic opposition. we are looking at possible country that would divide into three or four, like yugoslavia, or could become 80 hottest -- and syria is a serious c
WETA
Dec 28, 2012 8:30pm EST
inevitability -- that we withdraw, that they will revert to the punishment of women, failure to educate, and i think that weighs on our conscience. that is not justification for a war. >> i believe i read somewhere that they are talking about giving women a break, the taliban. >> we do not know. if we had left some years ago if al qaeda would have come back. you cannot prove that. >> all right, syria. how did the united states, how did the government, how did the administration handled syria? appropriately? and appropriately? enough? not enough? >> the good thing about the afghanistan and iraq forces that they are keeping us out of syria. >> syria could become a disaster. this is a country with a huge stockpile of chemical weapons, which are pretty active. we have allowed the saudis and qataris to arm the rebels, and those are the people who have armed the islamists, so the islamists now have the upper hand among the rebels. the west -- the british and french and we and the turks -- did not do anything comparable with the non-islamic opposition. we are looking at a possible country that would
NBC
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
? oh, you so got it made. ♪ at subway now you can get 4 box tops for education on 70 general mills products. 4 more box tops... so we can help our schools even more. that's 84 box tops! [ female announcer ] get 4 box tops, now only a walmart. >>> this is a news 4 news break. >> good morning, everyone. it's 7:26 on monday, december 3 31. a rough morning on the roads. alexis davies is here with all you need to know. >> we have good news on the roadways. all of the oubd lanes on the memorial bridge have been re-opened. there was an earlier accident that shut them down. it's been cleared out of the roadway and has been re-opened. a live look now at the beltway. the inner and outer loop looking good. you're looking at an 11-minute drive time. >> we have breaking news from montgomery county. you're looking live at chopper 4 video where teams are rescuing two hunters who were stranded after their boat floated away in toby town. both are doing okay. new this morning fairfax county police are investigating a deadly crash. a tractor-trailer and a car collided on sully near route 66 west befo
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am EST
to educate the country on the wholistic approach you're talking about. he has to get out of the white house more. he should take a train and go around the country and talk to people about all of these issues so you can mobilize public sentiment. as lincoln said, without it nothing can happen. and that's the goal of the second term. >> i think the gun question, though, is almost less they question of presidential leadership and cultural leadership from people like tom and like me. we are the only two gun owners here. but if you're a moderate, if you're a quail hunter or dove hunter, you have to get into this and say, look, assault weapons are not what this is about. as president clinton said, he had never known anyone that needed an assault weapon to kill a deer. and this is a case where if people, if this is not an organic movement from the country, it's not going to work. it can't come from top down. >> i want to inject the larger political point. we have midterm elections coming up in two years. there's the trench warfare on the budget and entitlements which could take a long time, and gu
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 2:00am PST
but have a right to an education. >> i will get my education, if it is in home, school or any place. >> the taliban retaliated, hunting her down, shooting her in the neck and back. the attack outraged even hardened pakistanis and all around the world, malala quickly became an international symbol of good against evil. today she is recovering in england. >>> number one, president barack obama. >> tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual. >> after a long, and we mean long, and bitter campaign president obama won re-election in 2012. the president also won the supreme court's stamp of approval for his health care reform program. and made history with this statement. >> i think same-sex couples should be able to get married. ♪ >> as 2012 comes to a close, the president joined in grief with a community shocked by senseless violence. >> these tragedies must end. and to end them we must change. >> brooke baldwin, cnn atlanta. >>> that's 2012 in just 60 minutes. what does 2013 hold? we'll find out together. i'm don lemon, thanks for watching. i price rewind. because your daught
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 8:00am PST
talking about health care or unemployment, education, social security, yet we continue to spend billions in foreign aid for similar programs in other countries. does this make sense to you? >> last day for trading in 2012. we're going to look at the big board. right now it's down 4 points or so. the dow opening down double digits this morning. it's been bouncing around. investors are waiting to see what's going to happen in washington over the fiscal cliff. joining me from london is richard quest. good afternoon to you. europe has seen its own budget crisis over the past few years. are there any valuable take aways that lawmakers in the u.s. could use as guidance? >> i'm not sure. i thought very long and hard since i knew we were discussing this for parallels. and i think what you really come down to is that of compromise. and the ability to do a deal. when in the face of opposition, you just have to get something done because the ramifications are so serious if you don't. in the case of the eurozone, you had 27 countries and nobody could agree and you had different political philosoph
CSPAN
Dec 30, 2012 9:30pm EST
, invested in education, and at the same time said we can find cuts in other areas and we can raise taxes on those who are doing very well. what happened with that fair and balanced approach? what happened, the greatest prosperity in modern history. 23 million jobs, no more deficit, we got to a balanced budget, and i remember saying to my husband, what is going to happen -- it will not be any more government bonds because we will be out of the debt situation. we saw it on the horizon. when george w. bush became president, he decided to go back on rates across the board to the wealthiest to the middle to the poor and he put to ban all wars on a credit card and we are where we are -- two is on a credit card and here we are. we are coming out of the worst recession since the great depression. it has been difficult -- led by unfortunately some unscrupulous people on wall street who created a nightmare in the housing market. i remember saying to treasury secretary paulson, can you please explain the role of derivative ofs to me and what happened and how we got into this crisis? he put his head
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
taliban, because she wants education for girls. we have video of malala yousufzai. let's talk about that. >> i have a new dream, so i thought that i must be a politician to serve this country. >> why did you change this dream. >> because there are so many crises in our country, i want to remove them. >> and you notice there is a little bug here, which is why we have that video ready to go. krystal ball, your person of the year, you can just say i agree. >> i have to go with president obama. mine is corny, too. he really survived a lot of adversity, so -- >> i don't think you have to make the case for the president being the person of the year. >> alex wagner, the person of the year. >> i would echo krystal, he purported himself with kindness, and integrity. >> steve, you're the tie-breaker, there are two for malala yousufzai. >> i'm not breaking a tie, going out on my own, family feud style. john roberts, supreme court justice, the height of the election season, immense pressure, he said you know what? the affordable care act, it stands. >> all right, coming up, the biggest winner and lo
FOX
Dec 30, 2012 10:00pm EST
revenue collected from the game goes into the general fund and used on education, public safety and transportation. we asked our facebook fans what they were doing for the game tonight. decorating the house burgundy and gold and cheering for robert. she's of course referring to robert griffin iii. here's one, i am not a crazy fan, but i love the way they bring such joy to the dmv. stay with fox 5 for continuing coverage. coming up in a half hour, scott smith will join us live from fed ex field with an update. and he'll join us immediately following the game for all the highlights and a recap. >>> fans at fed ex are dealing with gusty winds tonight. gary mcgrady joins us. >> thanks a lot, maureen. i think the winds have calmed down quite a bit, which is the good news. they're not gusting like they were earlier. they were gusting up to about 40 miles per hour. we even had gusts today that were up to 50 miles per hour across the area. temperature has cooled down. 33degrees in the city. probably pretty much the same at fed ex. gaithersburg into the 20s. frederick now down at 30 degr
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 5:00pm EST
see hope for peace in the world? >> [inaudible] or education or journalism because they're a bunch of dolts. i do not believe that. they can be used for bad. it is not media. it is not a mediator. it connects us. maybe it is a social connector. very important to say they were not done by tools, there were done by a brave people with vision. all they have is a few new tools. >> if i were able to produce a ukulele, would you be willing to place a song? -- play us a song? >> and a microphone. >> thank you. ♪ >> i love your question and i love your answer. i want to go on record saying i have never seen more positive change than hanging out on twitter for the last few years. it is extraordinary what is happening and especially looking at young people and what they're being exposed to. and how they're connecting, you know, it is amazing. and i have never called it [inaudible] media. is someone else's job. we just use it. ♪ this is a song for you. i am not ukulele player. i am a piano player. you will understand why. ♪ side vicious played a four string bass guitar and could not sin
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
percent are against it. >> education officials said santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity ammunition nationwide. if the vice-president is also asking for greater state and federal and investment in mental health care. >> a u.s. postal service mail carrier is accused of stealing thousands of pieces of mail and giving stolen credit cards to his friends. the men pleaded not guilty to several charges of identity theft, possession of stolen property and second-degree burglary on friday. authorities said least three accomplices used the stolen credit cards. >> alameda county's of bomb squad shut down this section of oakland in an attempt to remote old at&t. if this is video from abc 7 news. some residents were evacuated after police learned someone wanted to turn in some old at&t from world war 2. the bomb squad was called in to remove the more than 5 lbs. of the explosives. police also h
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am EST
-time care. pokes in this country are committed to education and educating their children. the last thing they want to go is child care. but they're going to more part-time care. that creates a different view to our franchise owners and how they hire people and hours that they can provide to staff that they're limiting. >> greg, am i wrong in saying that i would assume if you're in the bookkeeping business, this on a short-term basis has to be a good thing? >> it actually is a great thing. yeah, we hit the market in two different areas. one, we obviously offer an opportunity for a group or individual to get into the business and start a career or wealth builder. but obviously, we have a touch with the end users, the 30 plus million around the u.s. and soon to be canada, as well. and supplying that small business owner with not only a bookkeeping service, but also data and analytics to help them run the business and make some business decisions as they grow. >> now, you're a franchise model. if, for example, whether it's dividends or capital gains and that goes up, does that change the gam
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> we are back. ali, if if people knew what happened in the breaks on this show. >> i was not planning in the long term planning i was expecting to be somewhere traveling and i was not expecting to be here, so everything is upended and as a result, i have my dinner here and chinese food and little coke zero to wash it down. >> i aid -- i said, ali, you have all of that stuff and you have coke zero. it is a good thing that you are charming. >> yes, because i am not winning anybody over with my looks and tight body. >> back to the news. >> back to the news. >> everybody up to the speed on the talks of the looming fiscal cliff, ali. >> not a surprise that democrats and republicans are not budging from the decisions, and here is a live picture and something is going on there, because the lights are on at capitol hill, and optimists hoped that a deal would vote on something tonight, but we know that the senate will not
CNN
Dec 30, 2012 7:00pm PST
plus, he works with animal education all the time. >> how much does this come down to trust is it. >> trust -- as far as trust, this guy here has to know what his animals are. >> can you ever trust these wild animals? they will do what comes naturally? >> they come -- >> never have i wanted to end the show more than i do right now. >> you know what, jack. >> we may never be back. >> it's been an experience. >> i'll shake your hand. >> it's been fascinating. thanks to jack hanna. tune in for jack hanna's wild countdown. that is all for us tonight. i'm going to have a cold shower. good evening. >>> hello, everyone, i'm don lemon, thanks for joining us. we are watching two major stories affecting your world tonight. one the health of the u.s. secretary of state. hillary clinton is in the hospital right now with a blood clot. full details on her condition and prognosis. also tonight, say the words with me here, fiscal cliff. no vote yet, no agreement yet. and not a lot of time left. can you say one more day? we're going to start with the secretary of state, hillary clinton, hospitaliz
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 9:00am PST
%. education is only 4% of the budget, and it's the biggest thing. welfare doesn't even show up. it's in other. the question always for me is what is it that republicans want to cut, and isn't that the reason, and i'll go to jen on this, that they keep going at social security, which doesn't contribute to the deficit, but which is a big pot of money. >> the elections took over everything, and everything is debating until now, and they still can't get it done. the fact that there's no specifics on what they're willing to cut is a huge problem to getting anything here. >> who was against medicaid when it was passed and then expanded? republican party. they have never been for it. they have never been for it from the minute any of these programs were started? why were they started? because americans needed help. >> if the republicans and democrats want to be on the side of defense contractors and democrats want to be on the side of people, i guess that shows you the stark difference in realities between the two parties. i would rather stick with the democrats. they did withdraw their request in t
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 10:00am PST
in things like education, things like infrastructure that help our economy grow. keep in mind that the threat of tax hikes going up is only one part of this so-called fiscal cliff that everybody has been talking about. what we also have facing us starting tomorrow are automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect. keep in mind that some of these spending cuts that congress has said will automatically go into effect have an impact on our defense department, but they also have an impact on things like head start and so there are some programs that are scheduled to be cut that we're using an ax instead ax instead of a scalpel. may not always be the smartest cuts and so that is a piece of business that still has to be taken care of. and i want to make clear that any agreement we have to deal with these automatic spending cuts that are being threatened for next month, they have to be balanced. my principle is to do things in a balanced, responsible way and that means that revenues have to be part of the equation in turning off the sequester and eliminating the automa
MSNBC
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm PST
essentially got everything he wanted on tax policy, not just on rates but the credits for energy and education, the amt fix, the doc fix, and the republicans got very little if anything they wanted on the spending. a lot of democrats are miffed the president didn't take off the debt ceiling renegotiation in six weeks but i think the republicans are going to have a very, very hard part on what will be chapter two of this negotiation because they trial ran the medicare voucher proposal they had, and that went over very, very poorly during the election and they don't like defense cuts that are in the sequestration right now, so it's hard for me to know where the republicans really go in stage two of this on the spedding cuts. so i think the president has done very well for himself. >> dr. peterson, what's your sense of the president's speech today? it almost sounded like the president was daring house republicans to cross him. >> i think the president's tone today does reflect what julian said, which is that 11% approval rating, the idea it looks like the house will be holding the ball at the end
MSNBC
Dec 30, 2012 5:00pm PST
safety. decent education. you can't do those only through the private sector. >> let me ask you quickly, i'd like to use your perspective in 30-plus years you've been in congress, and this is the least productive congress ever. i'm sure i don't need to tell you the numbers but it's 219 bills passed, some of them pretty much inconsequential. i think the previous low number of bills passed was 333. how do you think we got to this point? how did we get to the edge of the fiscal cliff and the least productive congress in history? >> the public is implicated in this. 2008 the public elected president obama, democratic house, democratic senate. 2010, a large number of people in the public changed their minds they got angry at us over health care, which was misunderstood, angry at us because we inherited a section that we weren't able to defeat because of their obstruction. in 010 -- in most democracies that would be it. we have a constitution under which it's called the staggered powers, checks and balances, the last three elections are there. the problem is in 2008 you had one group of peopl
KRON
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
the car in front of costco and san francisco near tents and harrison yesterday afternoon. >> education officials at santa cruz city schools are expected to consider a resolution next month calling for stricter national gun-control laws. >> the school board's vice president is drafting a symbolic statement calling for a ban on assault weapons and high up pass the ammunition to nationwide. >> the vice-president is also taking for greater state and federal investment in middle health care. >> the school were will urge the area's nine other school district pass similar resolutions. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news former president h. w. bush is in intensive care this morning. an update on his condition next. >> also a live look outside on this thursday morning we do not have any fog in the south bay but it is a chilly start to the morning. more details on a forecast later. the time is 4:23. welcome back. the time is 4:25. >> former president george h. w. bush is in intensive care at a houston hospital this morning. >> mr. bush's been hospitalized there since last month with what is
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
to bring together a diverse group of people to build operations in the state's public education and road shows over the coming months to talk about this to hear different voices, to get different people around a table talking about this. we have been lucky to have so much support in a bipartisan way, i believe is the only way we will get this job done. host: let me share a couple comments from our social media the deadline is today. guest: >> there's extraordinary measures. >> this is what it looks like. let's go to betty from carson, kansas, republican line. caller: good morning. thank you for c-span. i've been at this for many, many years. what is caused by a privatized war and no jobs available? no congressman, no president that can handle the generals like truman had to with his sign that said "the buck stops here." i am a republican, but i'm not proud of it at the moment. i think back to truman when he had to face macarthur, who said i'm going back to bhutan and i'm running for president and this and that. truman had the nerve to call him in and say, buddy, you are not going to do a
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 9:00am EST
. and they're not addressing the real problems of america, which are jobs, productivity, education, science research, and withering infrastructure. this is appalling, and the american people should watch whatever's happening with a sense of disgust. >> you feel clearly very strongly. >> yes. >> why do you think we've got to this stage? what could turn it into a more positive narrative? >> i think we are at this place because the role of muddle in politics has overwhelmed, the lobbying process has overwhelmed the sound financial planning for the american people. we have a mess in the health care spending in the out years, which is real. but the costs of providing medical care through pharmaceutical monopolies, insurance monopolies and hospitalization monopolies means american people pays more than double what the rest of the people pay in the world. we're not fixing that. >> diana, is that your assessment of what we witnessed today? >> we are not making real attempts to cut spending, which is the problem. we have $16 trillion in debt. $1 trillion deficit. and what we're talking about today i
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm EST
in things like education, things like infrastructure, that help our economy grow. and keep in mind that the threat of tax hikes going up is only one part of this so-called fiscal cliff that everybody has been talking about. what we also have facing us starting tomorrow are automatic spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect and keep in mind some of these spending cuts, that congress has said will automatically go into effect have an impact on our defense department but they also have an impact on things like head start. so there are programs that are scheduled to be cut that we're suing -- using an axe instead of a scalpel, may not always be the smart text cuts. so that is a piece of business that still has to be taken care of. i want to make clear that any agreement we have to deal with these automatic spending cuts being threatened for next month those also have to be balanced because my principle has always been let's do things in a balanced, responsible way. that means revenues have to be part of the equation in turning off the sequester in eliminating automatic spendi
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 6:00am PST
our children are being educated. we wouldn't think in a million years something like there would happen, that is the problem. gregg: state legislators might undertake a compensation fund and have people opt in. >> that may work like 9/11. gregg: and they should. arthur aidala, joey jackson, good to see you. >> happy new year. heather: the senate about to meet in minutes. they are saying there are signs are progress. we are tracking all the developments from the hill as they are happening this morning. >> the problem is spending money. mr. speaker the american people know this. why doesn't the federal government and congress understand it? why? because park ton is obsessed with spending someone else's money, it's the arrogance of power that congress spend the people's' money without regard to how this obsession affects those very people. heather: welcome back. we are hours away from new year's eve. make sure you ring it in with us. megyn kelly and hem and bill hemmer will be hosting all american new year's eve right here on the news channel. this time we have this four-time grammy
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 10:00am PST
into adam lan's family history, his education, even his medical treatment. a full report could take many, many months. police say peter lanza by the way claimed his son's body. the two have had almost no relationship at all in recent years and we should note that adam lanza's mother was buried in new hampshire earlier this month. rick: lanza's father and mother were divorced some time ago, and it's my understanding, trace, that they were estranged for a longtime, father and son? >> reporter: they were. in fact the father lived in stamford where he works as i said at general electric. the mother of course lived in newtown where she was volunteering at that school. they had been divorced for a few years, and through that divorce it was ugly and he had almost no contact with his son in at least the past two, possibly three years. did have contact with adam lanza's older brother, who remember the name switch up there, some people thought it was him that was involved and it was not, the father apparently does have a relationship with the older brother. rick: all right, trace gallagher live fo
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am PST
will get my education, if it is in homes, schools, or anyplace. >>> the s.e.a.l. who calls himself mark owen describes approaching bin laden's room after they had killed his son, khalid. >> so after osama bin laden is wounded, he's still moving, you shot him twice? >> three or four times. >> when somebody talks about the particulars of how those operations are conducted, it tells our enemies essentially how we operate. >>> jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach, was convicted of sexually assaulting ten boys over a 15-year span. >> i've sat in a lot of trials in my life. this is the most graphic, disturbing, creepy kind of information i've ever heard. >> of the six felony charges, jurors acquitted john edwards on one count, accepting illegal campaign contributions. >> while i don't believe i did anything illegal, i did an awful lot that was wrong. >> this was a high-profile defeat pap case like this one has never been tried before. >>> secret service agents partied hard. >> the government is investigating reports of unprofessional behavior.
KRON
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am PST
that they keep the cable cars going. they are educating the public about the past and transportation innovation in the city, it is wonderful. >> do you think that makes this a unique? >> absolutely. >> the free ride lasts from now until 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you can't get out today they will be offering free rides again on new year's eve. >> retired general norman schwarzkopf has died. he gained national attention in 1991 when he led operation desert storm which liberated kuwait after the i iraqi invasion. his sister said he died of complications from pneumonia. schwartz cough known as storm and norman retired to tampa after serving as commander-in- chief of u.s. general u.s. central command there. he was 78 years old. >> police in new york city are searching for a woman they say pushed a man to his death on a subway platform. witnesses say the woman was talking to herself and pasting on the seven train platform and queens. they said they plan she pushed the man on to the tracks as it pulled into the station and then she ran away. police say the man was struck by the first arm pinned down b
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
into an afghan village and kill 16 civilians. >> they will not stop me. i will getmy education, if it is in homes, schools, or anyplace. >>> the s.e.a.l. who calls himself mark owen describes it. >> so after osama bin laden is wounded, he's still moving, you shot him twice? >> three or four times. >> when somebody talks about the particulars of how those operations are conducted, it tells our enemies essentially how we operate. >>> jerry sandusky, the former penn state assistant football coach is charged with assaulting -- >> this is the most graphic creeping testimony i've ever heard. >> they convicted john edwards on one count, accepting illegal campaign contributions. >> while i don't believe i did anything illegal, i did an awful lot wrong. >> secret service agents partied hard. >> the government is investigating reports of unprofessional behavior. >> the fbi uncovered evidence of an affair between petraeus and his biographer paula broadwell. >>> his resignation happened so fast and unexpectedly one senator said it was like a lightning bolt. >>> three weeks after the shooting death of a 17-ye
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 4:00am PST
rates. they have health care and education paid for. great life satisfaction in those places and strong economies. what's the argument if we increase the tax rates on the richest americans, we're somehow going to have economic catastrophe. >> ali, as you know when people pay taxes, they not only pay it at the individual level, but capital gains and other taxes, first you earn money and then you invest it in companies and if you take a look at corporate income tax and all of the companies you threw up, the united states has the highest -- >> the united states doesn't have the highest effective corporate tax rate. they have the highest marginal tax rates and most companies as you know, including general electric, the biggest, don't pay any taxes. right? >> the marginal tax rate is the tax rate that matters on the actual dollar earned. when we look at canada, about 17%, the european average 25%, our average is 35, ten points above the european average, stupider than france is not where we want to be when it comes to how we tax economic activity. add to that, obama not only wants to take th
FOX News
Dec 30, 2012 3:00pm PST
the beginning, educating his own political party as well as the american people at how devastating these cuts would be if sequestration hits. let's face t it's going to hit. >> you were talking about the paychecks and the immediate effect. i know that sometimes former generals are called upon to visit the basis. my dad's a former colonel and he'll do this to lift up the morale. what would you be telling those young soldiers who are putting their lives on the line while this battle is going on in washington? it's got to be attracting for them. >> well, i think our leaders are doing that. they're talking to the troops and -- because while we're in the football season, people are preoccupied. our troops aren't immune to what is going on in the country and they pay attention. our leaders would tell them, look, our leaders will come to their senses eventually. they're probably holding out with optimism. let me just say this to be frank, the -- while sequestration will hit, it will not be a cliff. it will be a slope. secretary pan anytime -- panetta and the chiefs will try to slow down this thing s
FOX News
Dec 31, 2012 3:00am PST
's a mistake. we're going to educate them this morning. let's start with the difference between sparkling and champagne. there's a big difference. >> there is a difference. so for a bubbly wine to be called champagne, that needs to come from the champagne region of france. so for instance, this chandon is a napa valley sparkling wine. not only does it talk about the differences where the grapes are grown, but the number of years that bottles have been aged and the different process to make the sham page and different grapes used. >> dave: you don't have to have a spam pain. a sparkling is just fine. that one $22. >> it's a great option for this new year's eve, depending on what kind of party you're going to or what kind of celebration you're having. there is something for everybody. >> dave: probably the most recognizable is the moet imperial. you always see this, why? >> it's the most loved sham page. at $40, it's a great value. it really says celebration and it's the perfect champagne for a night like tonight. >> dave: if you want to class it up, i know alisyn tends to lean volunteered
CNN
Dec 31, 2012 1:00pm PST
and investing in infrastructure and education. >> they are in recess until noon tomorrow. january 1st. then they will come back. we do expect according to dana bash our correspondent there, there will be a vote in the senate on the senate floor some time tonight. looking ahead to tomorrow, what advice do you have for republican house members who will consider -- assuming it passes the senate tonight -- what's your advice for them tomorrow? >> this is the beginning of the game. take the 84% of your winnings off the table. we spent 12 years getting the democrats to seed those tax cuts to the american people. take them off the table. then we go back and argue about making the tax cuts permanent for everyone. and we engage in a four-year, three yards and a cloud of dust fight to cut spending every day using the tools of the debt ceiling power and the fact that they have to come and ask the house and the senate for money every month or so. that's where we'll have to have a continuing fight. this is not easy. >> wolf -- >> let me -- i'll let you respond. but if it passes the senate tonight,
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